Rose, mature berry, kitchen spice and a whiff of leather lead the nose. On the straightforward palate, notes of licorice and sage add interest to the dried black cherry core alongside firm tannins. A black pepper note closes the somewhat fleeting finish.
Italian Editor Kerin O’Keefe reviews all Italian wines for Wine Enthusiast. Previously she wrote regularly on Italian wine for Wine News, World of Fine Wine and Decanter. She is the author of Franco Biondi Santi: The Gentleman of Brunello (2005), Brunello di Montalcino: Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy's Greatest Wines (2012) and Barolo and Barbaresco: The King and Queen of Italian Wine (2014).Email: email@example.com.